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Friday, April 20th, 2012

9:00 pm

Our Legacy – Jungle Print Shirt

When we look at this shirt, we hear that intense little bongo riff that hits every time one of the commandos in Predator gazes off into the rain forest looking for the titular camouflaged hunter. That is a pretty strong…

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Thursday, April 19th, 2012

5:00 pm

n.d.c. Theo Tasseled Espadrilles

We recall a singular slip-on espadrille from n.d.c. dropping this time last year. Here is another. Very unique indeed, with that stitched toe and those modest leather tassels. The weathered suede is another nice touch, as are the stitched leather…

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Monday, April 2nd, 2012

8:30 pm

Linda Farrow Luxe Sunglasses

As we’ve noted before, proper summer lurking requires a good pair of shades to hide your prying eyes. Looking good while being marginally creepy is always a plus and these fancy shades from Linda Farrow could be the ones. Part…

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Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

6:00 pm

Paul Smith – Ripley Boat Shoes

It seems nobody can be taken seriously this coming spring until they’ve had their say in the boat shoe department. Here is Paul Smith‘s entry. A fancier take than most, these dogs have a fold-over fringe flap, bold whipstitch detailing…

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

1:02 am

Buttero Round-Toe Derby Shoe

Part of Buttero‘s Spring/Summer 2012 collection are these handsome four-eyed, round-toed derby shoes. Leather-soled fancies, these come in two colorways—taupe suede and black leather—each made with a different vegetable-tanned leather. There is more leather in the laces and the interiors…

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Thursday, February 9th, 2012

9:45 pm

Maison Martin Margiela Pixelated Sneaker

Now available at Por Vocação is this new twist on Maison Martin Margiela’s Replica sneaker (itself a riff on the classic Adidas Samba). We definitely like what’s going on here: woven canvas fabric with lots of pixel squares washing over…

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